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Joyce Okazaki Interview II Segment 13

Hearing about grandfather's arrest after the bombing of Pearl Harbor (ddr-manz-1-146-1) - 00:08:43
Storing belongings at a neighbor's house (ddr-manz-1-146-2) - 00:09:05
The train ride to Manzanar (ddr-manz-1-146-3) - 00:05:53
Walking to barracks upon first arriving at Manzanar (ddr-manz-1-146-4) - 00:07:38
Mother sews curtains for barracks and clothing for children in camp (ddr-manz-1-146-5) - 00:09:57
Attending school in camp (ddr-manz-1-146-6) - 00:07:46
Father's work as a draftsman in camp; meeting the well-known artist Henry Fukuhara (ddr-manz-1-146-7) - 00:08:56
Mother's teaching job in camp (ddr-manz-1-146-8) - 00:06:07
Health care in camp: visiting father at the hospital (ddr-manz-1-146-9) - 00:05:37
Remembering grandfather raising rabbits in camp (ddr-manz-1-146-10) - 00:08:59
Being photographed by Ansel Adams (ddr-manz-1-146-11) - 00:11:09
Contacting Ansel Adams as an adult (ddr-manz-1-146-12) - 00:09:59
Affected by the camp landscape and wildlife (ddr-manz-1-146-13) - 00:05:12
Lack of information about grandfather's time in the Missoula internment camp, Montana (ddr-manz-1-146-14) - 00:06:54
Leaving camp for Chicago (ddr-manz-1-146-15) - 00:08:44
Living and attending school in a troubled neighborhood in Chicago (ddr-manz-1-146-16) - 00:04:36
Returning to Los Angeles and reestablishing lives (ddr-manz-1-146-17) - 00:05:20
Establishing a career after the war (ddr-manz-1-146-18) - 00:08:56
Revisiting Manzanar after the war (ddr-manz-1-146-19) - 00:14:32
The influence of Sue Embrey and the importance of camp terminology (ddr-manz-1-146-20) - 00:10:36
Looking back on camp experience (ddr-manz-1-146-21) - 00:08:44
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Affected by the camp landscape and wildlife

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December 2, 2013

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Joyce Okazaki

Joyce Okazaki Interview II

02:53:23 — 21 segments

December 2, 2013

Santa Ana, California

Sansei female. Grew up in Los Angeles, California, and was a young child when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor in 1941. During World War II, removed with family to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. While in camp, was photographed by renowned photographer Ansel Adams. After leaving camp, lived for a time in Chicago before family eventually returned to California.

Kristen Luetkemeier, interviewer; Whitney Peterson, videographer

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